There are newer employer reviews for MSC Industrial Direct
There are newer employer reviews for MSC Industrial Direct

See Most Recent

Helpful (1)

Very Decent place to work

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Packer in Elkhart, IN
Current Employee - Packer in Elkhart, IN

I have been working at MSC Industrial Direct full-time (Less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

starting out money is great, get full benefits in 30 days ,get vacation time and sick time in 90 days will work with you if you do have to miss a lot of time, very good discount on items

Cons

The only real problem i see is it is very difficult to get a "day" shift job but that is expected

Advice to Management

NONE

reviews filtered by
  • Any Location
  • Any Job Title
  1. Helpful (1)

    MSC is a great company to work for and fosters a fun environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Systems Analyst in Melville, NY
    Former Employee - Financial Systems Analyst in Melville, NY

    I worked at MSC Industrial Direct full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    +Great Work Environment
    +Mostly Great People to Work With
    +Slightly Higher Than Average Pay

    Cons

    +In a few years I am sure we will hear about the Melville Location closing down and Charlotte will become the new corporate headquarters

    Advice to Management

    Do not be too slow to move up the lower ranking people who work hard.

  2. Helpful (2)

    Rules, Reports and Cultish

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales in New York, NY

    I worked at MSC Industrial Direct full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent deliveries
    Product availability
    Good website
    Knowlegeable people

    Cons

    Too many initiatives
    Too many meetings
    Too many reports
    They say they want feedback but they really don't
    Upper management dismissive in meetings
    HR runs the company
    Sales and managers have 5-20% of their salary at risk
    High stress level
    No fusion with the 2 largest suppliers- KMT and Seco.

    Advice to Management

    Cut down on paperwork and meetings
    Initiatives are out of control
    Don't punish the messenger
    learn from other companies, sometimes they do it better !!

There are newer employer reviews for MSC Industrial Direct
There are newer employer reviews for MSC Industrial Direct

See Most Recent

Work at MSC Industrial Direct? Share Your Experiences

MSC Industrial Direct

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.